Pavlovic returns from foot injury, in starting lineup for Cavs Print
Written by Admin   
Wednesday, 12 March 2008 13:40
NBA Headline News

 EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -Cleveland guard Sasha Pavlovic returned from a 23-game absence because of a sprained left foot and was in the Cavaliers' starting lineup Wednesday night against the Nets.
Pavlovic was hurt Jan. 23 in a victory over Washington. Despite that long layoff, coach Mike Brown said he went with his ``gut'' in deciding to put Pavlovic right back in the lineup.
``Sometimes I'd start a guy if he was out a couple of games or something like that,'' Brown said. ``Obviously Sasha's been out longer, but you know it's just a feel and we don't have that many games to kind of sit back and ease anybody in, so it's best to throw him in the mix and let him get his feet wet as quickly as possible and see what happens.''
Brown said he wasn't told he needed to monitor Pavlovic's minutes, and he had no expectations beyond just wanting Pavlovic, averaging 7.3 points in 38 games, to play hard.
The Cavs are still without Zydrunas Ilgauskas (back) and Daniel Gibson (sprained left ankle), and Ben Wallace joined them on the sidelines with back spasms. Joe Smith started alongside LeBron James and Anderson Varejao in the frontcourt.
``You have one guy come back and you have another guy go out,'' James said before the game. ``It's been like that for us the last two, three months.''
 

NBA Team Pages

Top NBA Public Bets

View All: NFL |  NBA |  NCAAF |  NCAAB |  MLB |  NHL

NBA Futures

NBA TEAM NBA FINALS ODDS CURRENT
CLEVELAND CAVALIERS 5/2
SAN ANTONIO SPURS 4/1
CHICAGO BULLS 11/2
OKLAHOMA CITY THUNDER 6/1
LOS ANGELES CLIPPERS 12/1
HOUSTON ROCKETS 16/1
DALLAS MAVERICKS 18/1
GOLDEN STATE WARRIORS 22/1
WASHINGTON WIZARDS 33/1
INDIANA PACERS 40/1
View All

Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Contact Us | Advertising | 888-99-SPREAD

THIS IS NOT A GAMBLING SITE – If you think you have a gambling problem click here.

Disclaimer: This site is for informational and entertainment purposes only. Individual users are responsible for the laws regarding accessing gambling information from their jurisdictions. Many countries around the world prohibit gambling, please check the laws in your location. Any use of this information that may violate any federal, state, local or international law is strictly prohibited.

Copyright: The information contained on TheSpread.com website is protected by international copyright and may not be reproduced, or redistributed in any way without expressed written consent.

About: TheSpread.com is the largest sports betting news site in the United States. We provide point spread news, odds, statistics and information to over 199 countries around the world each year. Our coverage includes all North American College and Professional Sports as well as entertainment, political and proposition wagering news.

©1999-2013 TheSpread.com